The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 19 12 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Contract jobs citing SOA 42 49 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.14% 9.18% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.97% 11.40% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 8
Median daily rate £475 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +51.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £500 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £62.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
351 430 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.78% 80.52% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 252 186
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +29.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £62.50 £48.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Essex region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Essex region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -6 9 £533 -3.18%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SOA.

1 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (66.67%) TDD
2 48 (66.67%) Scrum
3 38 (52.78%) Marketing
3 38 (52.78%) Digital Marketing
4 37 (51.39%) DevOps
5 36 (50.00%) Java
6 34 (47.22%) Open Source
7 33 (45.83%) J2EE
8 30 (41.67%) Virtual Team
9 29 (40.28%) Kanban
10 26 (36.11%) Manufacturing
11 23 (31.94%) Finance
11 23 (31.94%) SAP
11 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (31.94%) User Stories
12 22 (30.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 22 (30.56%) OO
12 22 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (30.56%) Electronics
12 22 (30.56%) Telecoms
12 22 (30.56%) Programme Management
13 19 (26.39%) JIRA
13 19 (26.39%) Confluence
13 19 (26.39%) BDD
13 19 (26.39%) JIRA Agile
14 18 (25.00%) Web Services
15 17 (23.61%) Coaching
15 17 (23.61%) WSO2
16 16 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (26.39%) Confluence
2 16 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (19.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (15.28%) Apache
5 10 (13.89%) JBoss
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.17%) Mule
8 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 22 (30.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (19.44%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) SMS
2 9 (12.50%) HTTP
2 9 (12.50%) SSL
2 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) Big Data
2 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) JIRA
1 19 (26.39%) JIRA Agile
2 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.89%) Subversion
4 9 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.56%) Ant
5 4 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 38 (52.78%) Marketing
2 26 (36.11%) Manufacturing
3 23 (31.94%) Finance
4 22 (30.56%) Electronics
4 22 (30.56%) Telecoms
5 15 (20.83%) Legal
6 2 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Architect
2 15 (20.83%) Digital Architect
2 15 (20.83%) Digital Marketing Architect
2 15 (20.83%) Scrum Master
3 11 (15.28%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (13.89%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 10 (13.89%) IT Architect
5 9 (12.50%) Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
6 8 (11.11%) Test Specialist
7 6 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
7 6 (8.33%) SOA Architect
8 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Agile Coach
10 3 (4.17%) Integration Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (4.17%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.83%) J2EE
2 18 (25.00%) Web Services
3 16 (22.22%) Middleware
4 15 (20.83%) .NET
5 14 (19.44%) SOAP
6 8 (11.11%) RESTful
7 5 (6.94%) JSON
8 4 (5.56%) Ajax
8 4 (5.56%) CSS
8 4 (5.56%) HTML
8 4 (5.56%) HTML5
8 4 (5.56%) JSP
8 4 (5.56%) LESS
8 4 (5.56%) Play Framework
8 4 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (5.56%) Sass
8 4 (5.56%) Swagger
8 4 (5.56%) XHTML
8 4 (5.56%) XML
8 4 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (41.67%) Virtual Team
2 16 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (20.83%) Social Media
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (66.67%) Scrum
2 48 (66.67%) TDD
3 38 (52.78%) Digital Marketing
4 37 (51.39%) DevOps
5 34 (47.22%) Open Source
6 29 (40.28%) Kanban
7 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (31.94%) User Stories
8 22 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (30.56%) OO
8 22 (30.56%) Programme Management
9 19 (26.39%) BDD
10 17 (23.61%) Coaching
11 16 (22.22%) Process Management
11 16 (22.22%) TOGAF
11 16 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
12 15 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (11.11%) Perl
3 4 (5.56%) C
3 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.56%) Ruby
3 4 (5.56%) XPath
4 2 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (1.39%) Groovy
5 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) SAP
2 17 (23.61%) WSO2
3 16 (22.22%) Oracle
4 14 (19.44%) Adobe
5 4 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
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